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. joining me now, dana bash, jessica yellin, and david gergen. what's the latest? >> reporter: they are a long way from a deal. but late today speaker boehner and president obama did speak to one another on the phone. now, this is an important development because it's the first time they've talked in a week about the fiscal cliff. i am told, though, that there was no real progress in negotiations. in this sense there was no breakthrough on that central point of tax rates. as you know, president obama insists there is no deal unless the gop agrees to raise rates on the top 2% of earners. the gop says that's a nonstarter. and the two men have not moved from that basic position. now, all of this comes at the same time treasury secretary geithner also said for the first time the administration would be willing to go over the fiscal cliff if the gop does not agree to raise those rates. this was treasury secretary geithner earlier today on cnbc. >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> oh, absolutely. there's no prospect to an agreement that doesn't involve
's dana-farber cancer institute. >> i think this will have an effect on practice, and particularly for my young patients at high risk of recurrence i think longer tamoxifen now will feel much safer for all of us. >> reporter: but there are significant side effects. most women on the drug immediately have symptoms of menopause, including hot flashes and night sweats. still, carrie capossela says if her doctor recommends it, she will take tamoxifen again. >> recurrence is something you live with for your entire life. all of a sudden you start hearing all these stories about women whose cancers are coming back after eight, nine, ten years and you become obsessed with it again. so it doesn't go away, no. >> pelley: tamoxifen has other rare but serious side effects, including a risk of uterine cancer, strokes, and blood clots. but, scott, researchers say for younger breast cancer survivors those risks are outweighed by the drug's benefits. >> pelley: elaine, thank you. we're learning more today about the man charged with the colorado theater massacre. the university of colorado released 3,000
woman? >> dana: rnc conference? conference chair. you know who the conference chair is? >> eric: we got to go. >> dana: kathy mcmorris rogers. >> bret: this is fox news alert. i'm bret baier. new developments tonight in the fiscal cliff negotiations. republicans are pushing back hard. against president obama and the democrats over what will be in whatever deal they craft to avoid the implementation of the automatic spending cuths and tax increases. chief white house correspondent ed henry is live with details. good evening, ed. >> tonight we have new details of exactly what treasury secretary geithner laid out to republicans in the big meeting earlier today is. the republican aides tell mike emanuel there was a lot of detail about the new tax increases. $1.6 trillion in new tax increases from the new rate, capital gain, dividends as well. new spending, starting with $50 billion next year. the white house is countering that is leftover stuff from the president american jobs act. not really spending. nonetheless, the republican aides on the hill saying this is a nonstarter to them. white
was dismissing the white house proposal as a joke. cnn senior congressional correspondent dana bash joins us live from the capital. dana, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, joe, it turns out he laughed at geithner when he proposed the white house package which includes $1.6 trillion in tax increases. instead, today mcconnell floated to "the wall street journal" the idea of revenues by medicare and eligibility age, but democrats are very dug in. they say anything that doesn't include tax increases on the wealthy is a nonstarter. a day after getting a white house proposal the republicans greeted as a joke, they're not laughing. >> now, the white house took three weeks to respond with any kind of a proposal and much to my disappointment it wasn't a serious one. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner rushed to the cameras to respond to the president's campaign-style event at a suburban philadelphia toy factory where mr. obama tried to rally support for maintaining the bush-era tax rates for middle class americans but increasing tax rates for the wealthiest americans. >> i don't think it's accepta
congressional correspondent dana basch, she has the latest. >> reporter: there's so much political theater around here right now, you could say tickets. one of today's acts was the house leaving. lawmakers streaming out of the capitol hill, racing to their cars to get to the airport and go home. it's a scene you usually see on a thursday afternoon or friday morning, not wednesday at noon. >> good morning. >> house republican leaders told members they're free to leave, because they have nothing to vote on. >> i understand that you are saying legislation has been put on the floor. when it comes to just pure optics of the house leaving with the fiscal cliff right in front of us -- >> i'll be here and i'll be available at any moment to sit down with the president to get serious about solving this problem. >> in fact, sending lawmakers home is a way for house republicans to illustrate their current message, your move, mr. president. >> we need a response from the white house, we can't negotiate with ourselves. >> john boehner made a point at expressing dismay the president hasn't responded two
to bring in dana bash. we saw speaker boehner there essentially saying that this is not a serious plan from the president. does he really believe that? >> yes, he really does believe that. you know, that was basically what my question was to him, suzanne, because when i asked him the fact that, you know, a lot of times what we have in this kind of situation is public posturing so that each leader in the negotiations can signal to their base that they're at least trying before they actually come to the table privately and figure out a deal. i asked if that's what was going on here, or if we're in a serious stalemate, and the answer was without taking a breath serious stalemate. he said let's not kid ourselves. the proposal as you said that they got from the white house that you just laid out, they do not take seriously for a number of reasons. first and foremost, it is the thing that they clash the most on. philosophically, which is whether or not to extend tax cuts for the wealthiest americans. the president made clear again today he is not backing down on that. house speaker john boehner s
feeling now? i saw one of my colleagues tweeted a -- i don't get the "washington post," but dana milbank said republicans are raising a white flag as big as a bed sheet. is that how you see it? >> it is interesting if you look at the negotiations that president obama offered this massive tax increase with no concessions and this sort of outrageous request on the debt limit which was a really aggressive first offer. and then the republican s countered with a moderate reasonable plan exactly modeled after a proposal by erskine bowles. so if you're trying to handicap the negotiations, you'd have to concede that dana is on to something. >> really. so -- >> at least like the starting point. so basically the starting point for the republicans is what president obama probably would have viewed as a victory if they had the negotiation. >> yeah, he wanted another 400 supposed supposedly. how does simpson-bowles get to -- how does it raise revenue? what's the number that it raises? >> well, it depends because they have a bunch of different simpson-bowles plans. like in the bowles-simpson report, t
. but again, the offer is out there from speaker pena. the president has not taken them upon -- speaker dana. the president has not taken empirin. but treasury secretary geithner was on abc this week. let's take a look. [video clip] >> i think we are making a little bit of progress, but we are still some distance apart. what we are trying to do is not just prevent a tax increase on 98% of americans. and there is no reason we cannot do that. but we are trying to go beyond that and look at what is good for the future of the american economy. >> you say you are getting closer. they say -- they say you are getting much further apart and that this is not even a serious proposal that is designed to fail. >> we think we have a very good mix of tax reforms to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans, combined with a very comprehensive, very well designed, very detailed savings to get us back to a place where it is sustainable. if we can do that, we can create some things to make us stronger, like rebuilding american infrastructure. we think those are good investments in america. host: what do you thi
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